South Dakota State’s T.J. Otzelberger has been hired as the UNLV men’s basketball coach. He went 70-33 in three seasons with the Jackrabbits, making the NCAA Tournament in his first two years and the NIT this season.
Athletic director Desiree Reed-Francois fired men’s basketball coach Marvin Menzies after his third season Friday, bringing an end to a tenure that began with the culmination of one of the darkest points in program history.
UNLV successfully swept Boise State this season, after beating the Broncos in overtime 85-81.
Nick Blair and Noah Robotham each made two free throws in the final 32.6 seconds left to give UNLV an 85-81 overtime victory over Boise State on Saturday night at the Thomas Mack Center.
UNLV senior point guard Noah Robotham, who graduated from Bishop Gorman High School, will play his final home game for the Rebels on Saturday. They host Boise State at 7:30 p.m. at the Thomas & Mack Center.